The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Leeds to York will cost around £ 7 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 6.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
Trains per day
Of the 15 trains that leave Leeds for York every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 35 km distance in an average of 35 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 22 m .
The slowest trains will take 1 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||22 miles (35 km)|
|Average train duration||31 min|
|Average train ticket price||£6 (€7)|
|Train frequency||51 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 51 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Northern Rail, First Transpennine Express or Cross Country|
Trains from Leeds to York cover the 22 miles (35 km) long route taking on average 31 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, First Transpennine Express or Cross Country. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £6, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £4. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in York.
Travel between Leeds and York from £4 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Leeds and York you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Looking for trains from Leeds to York? CrossCountry is one of the best companies to travel with on the 22 miles (35 km) trip from Leeds to York. As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio quickly shows you the latest CrossCountry train timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Leeds to York routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Leeds and York, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Leeds - York train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with CrossCountry!
Leeds to York train information with CrossCountry:
When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets between Leeds and York don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
Trains from Leeds to York are easy to come by and rarely involve the need to change along the way. Northern Rail, East Coast Rail, Cross Country Rail and First TransPennine Express all run trains seven days a week - usually taking as little as twenty minutes to reach York from the moment of departure. Typically trains begin just after 6:01 a.m. and finish as late as 2:05 a.m. — with First TransPennine Express offering the first and final service of the day. Leeds to York is a route that's frequented by many commuters, and passengers will rarely have to wait more than half an hour for a Leeds to York train.
The average journey time for trains travelling from Leeds to York during the day varies from 20 minutes to 40 minutes depending on the train company, time of day, and time of week passengers are travelling.
Trains from Leeds to York begin running in the early morning and continue regularly throughout the day past midnight. The first direct train from Leeds to York departs at 12:35 a.m. while the last leaves Leeds at 11:50 p.m. There is a 4-hour break in service between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m.
All trains from Leeds to York depart from Leeds Railway station. All trains travelling from Leeds to York arrive at York's train station.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in York.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at York and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in York.
Here are some other resources that might have the information you need